Reindeer Cupcakes (2016)

I still have a fondness of this Christmas so I’m glad I made time(ish) to make them this year. It’s interesting having just posted the 2013 version to spot the differences. I’d say as the bake looks fuller in the cupcake case the elements look a little more in proportion. Having said that, there wasn’t…… Continue reading Reindeer Cupcakes (2016)

Gingerbread Cupcakes

The festive season called for festive cupcakes. I bought the gingerbread figure decorations at the Cake and Bake Show in November so they had to be part of my work Christmas buffet. I used a simple Gingerbread recipe with brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and of course ginger. The decorations called for piped icing. Piping remains…… Continue reading Gingerbread Cupcakes

Giant Salted Caramel Cupcake

This was made for a colleague’s birthday (now an unwritten tradition in my office). As it was their 30th, I felt it important to make something special. I had made some salted caramel cupcakes (not yet on this blog) which when down a storm. Then the idea came into my head to make one on…… Continue reading Giant Salted Caramel Cupcake

Salted Caramel Filled Cupcakes

I made this cupcake after getting a promotional sachet of Salted Caramel cupcake centre sauce. I used this cupcake idea for my colleague’s 30th birthday Giant Salted Caramel Cupcake. I can’t quite think what went wrong with the buttercream consistency. A fluffy/spiky technique was all I could do to make it presentable as it was too…… Continue reading Salted Caramel Filled Cupcakes

21/02/2015 – Welcome to Scouse Sweets

I’ve been wanting to start this kind of a blog for a while, I was just waiting for a good name. Baking is one of my top hobbies. I wouldn’t call myself a baker or chef. I’m still an amateur. But people love a trier. And I love seeing new recipes or flavours, following the…… Continue reading 21/02/2015 – Welcome to Scouse Sweets